Taylor FLETCHER

a.k.a. Tam-Tam

Taylor FLETCHER
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SLO
United States of America
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Taurus

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Languages: English,French
Birth place: Steamboat Springs Colorado
Residence: Steamboat Springs Colorado
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Bindings: Silvretta
Suit: Meininger
Personal
Occupation: Captain America
Education: High School
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies: Cycling,golf, sleeping
SPORTS
Ski Club: Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Clu
National Coach: Dave Jarrett
Personal Coach: Chris Gilbertson
Othersports: Downhill skiing, soccer, golf
  • Growing up in Steamboat Springs, one of the big hubs of the Northern American Nordic Combined sport, Taylor Fletcher has been exposed to elite athletes and Olympians like Johnny Spillane from an early age on. His biggest source of inspiration, though, has always been his older brother Bryan with whom Taylor competes together with on the US Ski Team. "We have a very unique relationship. We are both driven athletes and at times can be the best of friends but in competition we are individual athletes. Bryan has been my motivation to keep involved in the sport and he has also helped me through my difficult obstacles in sports", Fletcher writes on his website.

    In the season of 2012/13, "little brother" Taylor managed to outclass Bryan for the first time in the World Cup. By delevoping into one of the fastest cross-country skiers in the field, it is definitely a "taylor-made" strategy for Fletcher to land an acceptable jump and then catch up from behind. By setting the fastest cross-country times regularly, many an athlete have felt the hot breath of the American on their backs while Fletcher worked his way to the front. In Seefeld, he also claimed the first podium rank of his career when coming in third. He repeated this feat in Sapporo, Japan in 2015.

    "But I cannot turn my back for long", Taylor sums up, "Because Bryan likes standing on the podium as much as I do. We are a team and will remain that way for the rest of our lives. I have his back and he has mine."

     

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1714004.12.2016Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup26
1713903.12.2016Gundersen NH HS100/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup26
1713327.11.2016Gundersen LH HS142/10.0 KRukaFINWorld Cup40

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